Asian Surveying & Mapping
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European aerial surveying industry gathered at the 2022 EAASI Summit
More than 70 members of the aerial mapping industry...
China releases report on remote sensing monitoring for global ecology
BEIJING - China's Ministry of Science and Technology issued...
Singapore launches Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map, to create more than 1,600 PMET jobs by 2025
With a total of 23 Industry Transformation Maps to be...
China builds new dam in Tibet near Indian border
In a development that is a matter of concern...
Abu Dhabi’s Bayanat more than doubles 2022 net profit on revenue boost
Bayanat, a geospatial data products and services provider which listed...
Esri India Inks MoU with TEXMiN – IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Esri India, the country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS)...
China forms all-weather remote sensing monitoring system for all waters, islands: top aerospace authorities
China’s space technology was deeply applied in the country’s...
EU and Japan to improve Earth observation data through Copernicus
As part of a recent agreement, Japan will provide...
Indonesia deploys first student satellite through KiboCUBE programme
VIENNA - Indonesia has successfully deployed its first student...
Joshimath Crisis: ISRO Satellite Images, Reports Show How the Entire Town is at the Brink of Collapse
An eerie silence prevails over the small town of...

Conservation

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Conserving a Connected World

We live in a beautiful, strangely connected world. A world where an Argus pheasant dancing in the under-storey of a Malaysian rainforest is linked by logging and timber trade to furniture in households in Coimbatore or Delhi....

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

ISDE7 Joins WALIS Down Under

The 2011 WALIS Forum will join the 7th International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE7) to create a unique spatial information conference in Perth, 23 – 25 August. The digital earth modellers and spatial science communities will be...

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

India Deploys the Latest Technologies to Support Wildlife Conservation

India's wildlife and forest management officials are finding a new way of dealing with endangered fauna - by using simple but effective technology tools such as radio sensor tagging that helps in tracking the movement and breeding...

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Japan – Long-Term Plan for Basic Surveys

Geospatial information such as survey results plays an important role in appropriate national land management such as prompt response to disasters, including an earthquake, storm and flood, as well as the conservation of a favorable environment. In recent years, opportunities...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Failing Fight to Save India’s Tigers

A century ago, when Rudyard Kipling created the scheming tiger Shere Khan, who stalked a jungle much like this one, there were an estimated 40,000 tigers in India’s forests. The government announced Monday the results of a...

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Tasmanian Greens Call for Intervention on Forestry Talks

The Tasmanian Greens say the state government needs to intervene in the state's forest peace talks. Environmental and timber groups involved in the talks have agreed to a six-month timeline for phasing out logging in high conservation...

Monday, February 28th, 2011

China to Ensure Funds for Water Conservation not Embezzled

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday the government would build a more effective monitoring mechanism to ensure the funds allocated for water conservation projects are not embezzled. Read More

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Wildlife Conservation Top Priority for Sarawak Government

The Government of Sarawak is intensifying wildlife conservation and protection activities as part of its commitment to sustainable development. It is implementing major development plans throughout Sarawak that will create jobs, improve basic infrastructure and create a...

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Large-scale Mapping and Monitoring of Pandas Yields New Insight

Giant pandas have been known to require a unique habitat, but data mining of a recent in-depth and large-scale mapping and monitoring effort yields new insight indicating that they need old-growth forests as much as bamboo ...

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

A Manifesto for Revisioning Mumbai

The incessant inflow and the exponential growth of a city, in itself, may not be a scary challenge, but weak urban planning and lack of political commitment to provide adequate housing is, as Arjun Appadurai points out...

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